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Routes in Toxic - Tang Area

Even Steven T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Even Steven (lower left) T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Geek Corners T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Journey to the other side of the bridge T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Roadside Floral Curtain S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Slapshot S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Tang T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Toxic Shock T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
View from the Bridge, The T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
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Type: Trad
FA: Dan Lapeska, Dick Cilley
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Shared By: Lizzy Trower on Jan 27, 2006
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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Access Issue: 2018 Seasonal Raptor Closure: Upper pitches of the Diamond Details

Description [Edit]

The set of cracks on the face to the right of Toxic Shock heading straight up from the ledge. Fun moves, fairly consistent difficulty, and distinct reachy cruxes (at least for short people like myself) make this a great climb. Approach the area as for Toxic Shock and climb either of the starts for Toxic Shock to reach the ledge.

Protection [Edit]

Standard trad rack, but with emphasis on smaller gear. You probably want a #2 and #3 camalot for the standard approach (as for toxic shock). For the actual climb, I use 2 green aliens, 1 blue TCU, 1 yellow alien, 1 grey alien, and 1 purple camalot. You want to have stuff in this range, maybe a couple extra of some sizes just in case.

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Jon Nelson
Bellingham, WA
 
Jon Nelson   Bellingham, WA  
 
Thanks Douglas for the video.

And nice solid lead! Aug 4, 2013

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